Community response to what’s happening locally.
Editor:Much of my professional life has been dedicated to advocating for the most vulnerable members of society, especially those with disabilities. One thing that I try to remind the non-disabled community is that our efforts are also beneficial to them. By making medical care more accessible to the disabled community, we are, in effect, making it more accessible to all people.
Beginning last month, Michigan entered Phase 1B of its vaccination plan, allowing teachers, anyone over the age of 65, and first responders, including law enforcement, to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
As business leaders, we believe that being part of this community is a privilege that carries significant responsibility.
Sam Cummings’s essay, "Together, Grand Rapids Can Be No. 1" (page 16, Aug. 24 Business Journal), is brilliant.
Editor:Thank you for your work in keeping the community informed and engaged. Your publication is clearly devoted to helping our West Michigan communities thrive and grow.
Is there any chance for the city of Grand Rapids to move sideways or backwards on cannabis zoning? Is there a voice for the side not in favor of all this cannabis?
Editor:I have been a resident in good standing of Walnut Hills Apartments in Grand Rapids (managed by Group Five Management Company) for the last...
Editor:On March 11, I was disappointed to see these pages print a highly misleading headline, “Environmental organizations nix ‘zero coal’ plan,” about Consumers Energy’s...